In recent news, a lineworker was killed after getting in contact with electricity. The shocking incident happened on Friday, December 23, 2022, in the evening. Reports confirm that a lineworker named Blake Rodgers died while attempting to restore electricity to cooperative members. Following the news that broke out on the internet, people started coming forward and expressing their sincere respects to him. Here, in this article, let us check what happened to the worker and how did the accident happen. Get all the details regarding the matter below.
Utility Lineworker Blake Rodgers Dies
According to the Facebook page of the Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative, 22-year-old apprentice lineworker Blake passed away this Friday after he, unfortunately, came in touch with electricity. The horrifying incident occurred in Lawrence County, Ohio at around 10:15 AM. Tributes and condolence messages have poured in for the young man after the tragic piece of news surfaced all over the internet. The Facebook statement read that Rodgers died in the incident that happened just outside Pedro in Ohio.
Apart from this, no further information about the incident was shared by the department. Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative expressed their sadness and asked for the support and privacy of the lineworker’s family and the team as they grieve his unfortunate passing. The incident claimed the life of 22-year-old trainee lineworker Blake Rodgers.
According to a statement from Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative, “Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative is grieved by this loss and asks for the lineworker’s family and team’s support and privacy as they struggle with this tragedy.” Our top priority is always the safety of our field personnel, especially when operating in potentially dangerous situations. Cooperative and contract employees will support Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative at this time by restoring power to the area.
Losing a loved one is among the hardest experiences anybody can have in life. Any journey must have a final destination. Sadly, the person’s time on earth has now come to an end with their death. As we have mentioned, not much information about this has come forward yet. We express our love, prayers, and wishes for eternal peace to his family, friends, and loved ones. Peace be upon him. Keep following Social Telecast for more updates and the latest trending news. Stay connected to our site.